Kumam Udanta Singh is 26 years old, 5′ 11″ tall, weighs 68 KG, he has been playing for I-League club Bengaluru Football Club since 2016.
He has a great sense of both offensive
and defensive game.
He can play the positions of forward or winger.
He was born in Moirang,
Manipur on 14 June 1996.
Growing up in a football-loving family, the Sports game is in Singh’s blood. His uncle, Samson Singh, played football for top division sides.
Udanta’s quick turns and speed have made him one of the most promising young footballers in India.
On the advice of his uncle, he attended try-outs at the Tata Football Academy in India. Almost immediately, Udanta was selected and was added to their training program.
Udanta has been a top performer at every level. He scored on his debut as an U-15 player and rose to be the top goalscorer in the U-16 I-League.
Udanta Singh scored his first goal for India in the recent friendly against Nepal. This capped a stellar year for the AIFF’s U-19 Player of the Year. Singh also led his team to winning the U-19 I-League, was crowned the league’s highest scorer, and tapped goals in the AFC U-19 Championship qualification.
Born in West Bengal, Udanta joined the Sports Hostel of the University of Calcutta when he was 11. At 16, he signed with Pailan Arrows, the then I-League team of the Rising Colts. In less than a year, he was bought by Churchill Brothers. He made his professional debut in 2013 for Rangdajied United in the I-League.
Singh plays for East Bengal in the I league and for the Indian national team.He was picked for his first senior international cap in March 2016.
Rise to Glory
As Udanta ventured into the ISL he took with him his determination, skills and calmness. His tireless efforts bore fruit as spectacular crosses and play making abilities evolved, taking him to a new level this season.
A young Indian striker with a knack for goals, Udanta Singh is an exciting player to watch. His tireless work rate was rewarded this season as he helped Bengaluru to victory in the I-League and the Federation Cup.
Despite not making it to the senior team, Udanta Singh made his junior success count in his country. With the challenge of not playing many games and not getting the chance to prove himself, he is plotting his next move and looking forward to more opportunities in the near future.
Udanta Singh is a young midfielder who plays for Bengaluru FC in the I-League. He earned his first national team call up in 2017 at the age of 19 and is currently the youngest player on the Indian squad.
Udanta Singh is one of India’s most promising young footballers. Having begun his Sports career in Mizoram, he was noticed after a string of impressive performances for his state. He also trained with the English League Two side Oxford United and played a game against Benfica ‘B’ in 2015.